WEF-Latin America, 2019 Program Details

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Session Guidelines:
*Flow of the Plenary: Event emcees would be requesting the panelists to individually deliver their personal story of inspiration and life message for about 4 minutes. Speakers are invited in the order as mentioned in the program. The awards are presented at the close of the session.

Note for Special Plenaries/Chapter or Country Plenaries/conducted by Moderators: We request the moderators to keep the first round of opening in the same order as speakers as mentioned in the program, since bio/pic slides are queued up in that order. Also as bio/pics are flashed on the background slide for audience to view, speaker introductions can be kept to the minimum and the discussion flow can start at once.
Awards in the special plenaries will be announced and conducted by the event emcee.
Moderators are also requested to close the panel 5-8 minutes before the allocated finish time, as we would need this remaining for the final awards ceremony.
* Plenary Sessions: Plenary Sessions are for awardees only by invitation. Each plenary session has around 8 speakers and awardees who individually deliver their acceptance remarks and inspiring life message for about 4 minutes in the order of speaking as mentioned in the program. Awards are conferred at the close of the plenary.
* Special Plenaries/Delegation Plenaries: In case of Special Plenaries or Delegation Plenaries, the flow may be different depending on the moderator. However, opening of the session will follow the order of speaking as mentioned in the program.
* Parallel Sessions: Each session of one hour will have maximum of 4 co-lead speakers on a panel, who will speak for 10-12 minutes each.
* Roundtable Breaks/Activity Breaks/Networking Breaks in the Parallel Sessions are for maximum 15 minutes each. The flow of these is interactive.
* Moderators: For parallel sessions, it is recommended that speakers select from amongst themselves a moderator in advance who will strictly enforce the time allotted. All speakers in a session will be connected via email beforehand to coordinate their discussions.
* Vibe and Flow: We encourage speaking and sharing from the heart in storytelling format (instead of powerpoints). Overall, the vibe of the conference is interactive with open hearted sharing favouring connection and community spirit.
*Audience and Peer-Sharing: Since ours is a peer-sharing forum, many in the audience are also speakers in different sessions as inspiring entrepreneurs and leaders in respective fields. Ordinarily, there’s an audience of 200+ in the plenary, and 20+ in the plenaries, and many are outside in the halls networking.
*Timings: Timings of the sessions are subject to change. Sessions may be merged or de-merged depending on schedule flow. While we do our best to adjust and accommodate, the decision of the organisers is final.
*Language: The conference is in English. If any support is required with translation in your talk, do let us know in advance so we can connect you to another participant with a request for volunteer help.
* Live Stream, Videos and Pictures: The event is live streamed along with videos and pictures and all content belongs to the Women Economic Forum.
* Social Media: You can publicise your participation and request a social media banner template from our team.
*Press Release: A general press release is also available closer to the dates.
*Dress Code: We love to celebrate all cultures in creativity, diversity, and sisterhood. So we welcome you to dress up for comfort and confidence. Do also apprise yourself of local culture and customs.

* (*) accepted tentatively

Moderator/Guest   Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video/Representation Keynotes & Guest of Honour

Time Allocation
For  Co-Lead :10-12 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.

Venue: Hilton Hotel, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

Women Economic Forum – Latin America 2019 “Gender Eqality:Towards Achieving Sustainable Economy”

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DAY 1, August 1st, 2019
TimeHall NameTopicSpeakers
09:30am – 09:45amBOLIVARWomen as Impulse of The Economy
10:00am -10:15amBOLIVARSpecial Addressed : India Ambassador in Colombia
10:15am-10:30amCoffee Break-Networking
10:30 am- 11:00 amBOLIVARReimagining Societies Throughout Gender Perspective
GUACAMAYOPeace Reconciliation & Resilience
MANZANILLODemocracy & Governability
11:00 am-12:00 amBOLIVARSocial Entrepreneurship & Equal Economy
GUACAMAYOSocial Dynamics against Violence
MANZANILLOPersonal Care Workshop
12:00am-12:30pnBOLIVARWomen as Peacebuilders in Latin America
GUACAMAYOWomen in Sports, Rising to the Top
MANZANILLOEmotional Intelligence in the Workplace
12:30pm-1:00pmBOLIVARInclusive Fashion Show
1:00pm-2:00pmLunch
02:00pm – 03:00pmBOLIVARGender Equality & Labour Policies: Towards Inclusive Economic Development
GUACAMAYOSustainable Tourism
MANZANILLOInfluencing With Responsibility
03:00pm – 04:00pmBOLIVARCorporate Sector & Gender Equality
GUACAMAYOArtisan & Designer Showcase – Social Enterprises & Sales
MANZANILLODesign Thinking & Introduction to Cross Border
04:00 pm.-04:30 pmBOLIVAREntrepreneurship: Leading Your Own Future
GUACAMAYOFemale Entrepreneurs: Agents of Change
MANZANILLOFinancial Education in Vulnerable Population
04:45pm – 05:30pmBOLIVARJustice System & Laws Towards Gender Equality
GUACAMAYOWomen & Fashion: Breaking Patterns
MANZANILLOEconomic Inclusion for Women with Disabilities
05:30pm-6:00pmBOLIVARRepresentative Democracy
GUACAMAYOAfrodescendent Women in Latin America
MANZANILLOAccountability on Political Participation of Women


DAY 2, August 2nd, 2019
TimeHall NameTopicSpeakers
09:00am – 10:30 amBOLIVAREquality And Inclusion In Media
GUACAMAYOUrban Economies
MANZANILLOYoung Women Building Sustainable Development
10:45am – 11: 30amBOLIVARLatin-American Women In Politics: Challenges And Solutions
GUACAMAYOSustainable Environmental Practices
MANZANILLOCorporate Social Responsibility
11:30am-12:00noonBOLIVAROrange Economies
GUACAMAYOCreative Industries
MANZANILLOPersonal Brand
12:00noon– 12:30pmBOLIVARArtificial Intelligence
GUACAMAYOInnovation And Design: Trends
MANZANILLOEmpowerment Through Fashion
12:30pm-1:00pmBOLIVARFemale Leaders In Stem
GUACAMAYOFemale Leaders In Sports
MANZANILLOUse Of Digital Tools To Boost Business Efficiency
1:00pm-2:00pm
02:00pm-2:30pmBOLIVARYouth Leadership And Sociopolitical Change
GUACAMAYOBusiness Ethics
MANZANILLOMultidimensional Vulnerabilities In Society: Gender-Based Solutions
2:30pm- 3:00pmBOLIVARCollaborative Economies And Sustainable Development
GUACAMAYOCoaching And Leadership
MANZANILLODiminishing Poverty In Childhood And Adolescence
CAS Room 1Parallel 1SDG 6 & 7 – Clean Water & Sanitation, Renewable Energy
3:00pm-3:30pmBOLIVARArchitecture Of Gender Equality In Businesses
GUACAMAYOMicrocredits As Financing For Same
MANZANILLOWomen Activism: Leading Examples For Gender Equality
03:30pm-4:15pmBOLIVARRestructuring Democracy With Women Empowerment
GUACAMAYOAccess To Equal Opportunities In Education
MANZANILLOThe 4Th Industrial Revolution
4:30pm-5:00pmBOLIVARInternational Cooperation: Perspectives Towards Gender Violence And Protection Of Human Rights.
GUACAMAYOInternational Diplomacy And Gender Perspective
MANZANILLOCreation Of Inclusive Media Content
5:00pm– 5:30pmBOLIVARGender Challenges In Entrepreneurship: Crafting Integral Solutions
GUACAMAYOCompliance, Transparency And Data Protection
MANZANILLOApps That Make A Difference

DAY 3, August 3rd, 2019
TimeHall NameTopicSpeakers
09:00am – 09:30amBOLIVARCan Behavioral Sciences Drive Gender Equality?
GUACAMAYOProtecting Our Most Valuable Asset: Our Health
MANZANILLOWomen In Arts: Role Models
09:30am – 10:00amBOLIVARBuilding Inclusiveness In Finances
GUACAMAYOTransforming Feminist Movements
MANZANILLORural And Agricultural Entrepreneurship
10:45am-11:15amBOLIVARCrafting Sustainable Cities And Communities
GUACAMAYOGood Social Corporate Practices
MANZANILLOCultural Entrepreneurs
11:15am-11:45amBOLIVAREducation As A Tool For Social Transformation Towards Equal Societies
GUACAMAYOGood Social Corporate Practices
MANZANILLOPhilanthropic Entrepreneurs
11:45am-12:30pmBOLIVARPeacebuilding In Post conflict Era: Building The Path Towards Sustainable Development
GUACAMAYOInformal Economies
MANZANILLOInnovation In Health And Nutrition
12:30-1:00pmBOLIVARWomen Leaders In Music And Culture
GUACAMAYOMedia And Communication With Gender Focus
MANZANILLORenewable Energies
1:00pm-2:00pm
2:00pm-2:30pmBOLIVARCorporate Transparency: Impact on New Generations
GUACAMAYOWomen in Science
MANZANILLOHealth & Reproductive Rights
2:30pm-3:00pmBOLIVARFemale Leaders In Disruptive Sectors
GUACAMAYOCircular Economies
MANZANILLOAbortion In Latin America
3:30pm-4:00pmBOLIVARHuman Rights And Activism Towards Peace In Latin America
GUACAMAYOWomen In Arts
MANZANILLOCivil Society Organizations Working Towards Gender Equality
4:00pm-4:30pmBOLIVARThe Importance Of Investment In Rural Woman
GUACAMAYOCompliance & Data Protection
MANZANILLOCivil Society Organizations Working Towards Gender Equality
4:30pm-5:00pmBOLIVARAcademic Role in Crafting Equal Societies
GUACAMAYOPeacebuilding In Post conflict Era: Building The Path Towards Sustainable Development
MANZANILLOSocial Entrepreneurship Leaders
5:00Pm onwarsSignature of The Global Pact Towards Gender Equality